Family patriarch Nordy Rockler opened the doors of his first store in 1954 to supply his fellow craftsmen with knowledge, friendly advice, and a large selection of tools for at-home woodworking projects. Now, the chain of retail outlets brims with more than 20,000 tools and specialized woodworking equipment. Next to a steely rainbow of hinges, casters, and screws, a supply of lumber and exotic hardwoods provides planks for building tree houses or just leaving around as a warning to uncooperative trees. The tenor buzz of power tools operated by newly knowledgeable guests drifts from educational sessions on operating equipment and woodworking.
Ace Hardware's handy employees help customers to navigate shelves stocked with home-improvement implements, household appliances, and domestic essentials. The shop’s technicians are certified to perform warrantee repair tasks for more than 100 manufacturers, including Honda, Kawasaki, and Stihl, returning your snowblower or Statue of Liberty replica to working order. In addition to its wide selection of hardware, paint, plumbing, and electrical supplies, Ace Hardware dedicates ample space to gifts, home décor, men's and women's clothing, and housewares.
At Taylor Rental, a knowledgeable staff of handypeople and do-it-yourselfers rents out the tools and machinery necessary to complete a honey-do list of home-improvement endeavors. For interior projects, the shop's floor sanders make exceptional tools for smoothing hardwood surfaces and rendering statue faces anonymous, and its carpet cleaners swiftly rid floor toupees of dirt and grime. Green thumbs wishing to plant lush, emerald lawns can make great use of Taylor's aerators, overseeders, and sod-cutting machines. A collection of tents shelters picnicking revelers and their fine china from stormy showers, and balloon inflators, disco balls, and fog machines make house parties feel less like penitentiary visits. Taylor Rental's parking lot also plays host to a fleet of RVs and U-Haul trucks for movers and vacationers.
Since installing its first floor 35 years ago, Perinton Carpeting & Flooring has upheld its dedication to providing homeowners with high-quality surfaces to tread upon. In the well-stocked showroom, knowledgeable staff members can be found helping patrons navigate the inventory of name-brand interior turf, from carpeting to ceramic tile to eco-friendly laminate flooring. Once shoppers have selected their ground cover of choice, Perinton’s in-house installer—boasting 23 years of floor revamping experience—descends on homes to anchor floors in place. Technicians also can refinish hardwood floors, leaving surfaces looking new after they erase bumps and scratches resulting from floors’ attempts to walk upright.
Backed by more than three decades of industry experience, Supershade outfits windows with innovative, custom furnishings from Hunter Douglas. The shop's showroom gives customers an opportunity to explore an oasis of fabrics, textures, and colours, with expert staff members on duty to help navigate through the countless combinations. Those same staff members also get dispatched to residential and commercial sites, where they provide installations and complimentary consultations.